Viewing entries tagged with 'landmines'

Call for Ban on Kiwisaver Investments in Offensive Weapons

24 September 2016

The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers is calling on the Government to legislate to ban Kiwisaver providers from investing in companies which produce internationally illegal weapons including cluster munitions, anti-personnel mines. Scoop. More> 

Minister refuses to release KiwiSaver advice

24 September 2016

The Minister of Commerce Paul Goldsmith has refused to publicly release legal advice on KiwiSaver funds investing in controversial arms companies. Last month, RNZ News reported at least five default KiwiSaver providers were investing in companies making cluster bombs and anti-personnel mines. Radio New Zealand. More> 

No laws broken by KiwiSaver schemes, expert says

28 August 2016

A suggestion that KiwiSaver providers might have broken laws by investing in companies that make weapons has been dismissed by one financial law expert. There has been an outcry over revelations that some schemes have holdings in landmine producers, cluster-bomb makers and nuclear weapon-producers.  More>

KiwiSaver "invested in cluster bombs, land mines and nukes"

19 August 2016

Searching the datafiles for the names of companies involved with industries you want to avoid is easy, and reveals that not much has changed since Stuff broke the cluster bomb, land mines and nukes story in August last year.